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jr pass with child

JR Pass with child

Hi. Just wanted to ask if I should also buy JR Pass for my 5yr old son. Please advise. Thanks!

amunoz
amunoz

Hi there,

I recommend reading this post on child JR Passes:
http://www.jrpass.com/blogs/japan-rail-passes-for-children

As a bit of general advise, children below the age of 6 can travel for free but are not entitled to a seat and you are expected to carry/take your child on your lap if trains are busy. Consider getting a child pass if you want to be secure of seating.

Hope this helps,
Daniel

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Daniel-san
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Thank you Daniel san.

amunoz
amunoz

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